Red Bull needs to be “brutally honest” and give Albon better-balanced car – F1

Red Bull chief engineer Paul Monaghan says that the team has to be “brutally honest” and provide Alex Albon with a better-balanced Formula 1 car.

The Thai driver fell in Q2 at the British Grand Prix for the second consecutive event, qualifying nine places behind team-mate Max Verstappen in 12th having also failed to reach Q3 at the Hungarian Grand Prix last time out.

It comes after Albon, who set the second quickest time in FP2, suffered a heavy crash in that session after a moment of snap oversteer at Stowe, and then lost more track time with power unit problems in FP3.

Albon, who is now working with Mark Webber and Daniel Ricciardo’s former engineer Simon Rennie after a technical reshuffle, has hit back at suggestions that he is struggling and said he is not “worried in the sense that I feel like it’s been tough or it’s going

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The Met Is Reopening: Grab Your Timed Ticket and Give Your Bike to the Valet

An Italian Renaissance study will be closed to visitors because it is too small to allow for social distancing.

Timed tickets will be scanned by hand-held devices in the Great Hall.

And, for the first time, there will be valet parking for bicycles, since many people are avoiding mass transit.

It is tempting to hope that all will be business as usual when the Metropolitan Museum of Art finally swings open its Fifth Avenue doors to the general public on Saturday, after five months of closure because of the coronavirus outbreak.

But because the pandemic continues to convulse the globe, the country’s largest museum will, in many ways, reopen as a very different Met.

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Jim Ellis Automotive Group to give portion of Labor Day sales to get PPE to Atlanta-area schools


Jim Ellis Automotive Group understands that school supplies do not include just bookbags, paper and writing utensils nowadays.

In response to the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) available to teachers and students in the Atlanta area, Jim Ellis announced on Tuesday that the dealer group will be donating a portion of every sale of all new or pre-owned vehicles to Atlanta Beats Covid (ABC) during its upcoming Labor Day sales event.

The event will take place from Aug. 31 through Sept. 7 as all 18 Jim Ellis family-owned and operated dealerships will participate.

“As we enter a new school year in the midst of a pandemic, teachers and educational staff are having to navigate unchartered territories,” the Jim Ellis Automotive Group said in a news release. “Teachers are currently going into their schools to plan curriculum, setup their classrooms and meet with other staff members, all in

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Mountain bike trail to give new life to one of Lincoln’s older parks | Lifestyles

But the city has conditions, said Denise Pearce, the department’s special projects administrator.

A project must be consistent with the department’s mission. The group must prove it can maintain what it builds.

Steamboat Trace trail closed for second summer, future uncertain

It also must be a good fit for its proposed location. And in this case, it was — because Van Dorn Park needed a new reason for people to go there.

The park got its start more than 100 years ago, when its first parcel was deeded to the city. It grew to become one of the city’s major parks, serving neighborhoods in southwest Lincoln, said J.J. Yost, the department’s planning and construction manager.

But a new busy intersection at Ninth, 10th and Van Dorn streets — and its connection to Nebraska 2 — became a barrier for families living east and north of the park.

“It really doesn’t

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the electric car that could give Elon Musk sleepless nights

Polestar 2 battery-electric car - driven 08/07/20
Polestar 2 battery-electric car – driven 08/07/20

Let’s get the obvious point out of the way. Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar CEO and former head designer at Volkswagen, bears an uncanny resemblance to Hollywood star Tom Cruise. 

Separated at birth seems a more accurate description as you watch the Polestar boss in a stylish off-white pea coat walk and talk his way round the new battery-electric Polestar 2 family car (he wore a yellow silk bomber jacket for the launch of the Polestar 1 performance model). 

Any moment now, you think, a gang of black-clad baddies will emerge from a helicopter gunship and Cruise/Ingenlath will vault over the bonnet and engage in a bit of martial arts.

What did he say during his presentation? I don’t remember much of it, but there was a lot about the cool Swedish design of this stylish new car (in fact it was first designed as

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